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Daniel Sturridge is also likely to be rested as Hodgson keeps one eye on Tuesday's clash with Germany

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England squad: Southampton's Jay Rodriguez and Adam Lallana called up by Roy Hodgson to face Chile and Germany

Pair join fellow Saint Rickie Lambert for the friendlies

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Manchester United midfielder is reportedly set to be handed a recall after training alongside captain Steven Gerrard

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Veteran is savouring the anticipation of a final World Cup appearance

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The Spurs winger scored on his first appearance for the Three Lions to edge England closer to next year's World Cup

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